Read Luke 10:25-37
"And went to him, and bound up his wounds, pouring in oil and wine, and set him on his own beast and brought him to an inn, and took care of him" (v. 34).
Only for love.
Agnes Bojaxhiu, known worldwide as Mother Teresa, was not of my belief; it is her attitude and actions I consider here. She spent most of her life in the slums of Calcutta, India, among the world's worst. She worked among the poor and sick, unclean though they might be. She was their helper who fed and sheltered them, doing all she could and directing others in that work. A reporter watching her work on a bad case said, "I wouldn't do what you do for a million dollars!" She replied, "Neither would I!" It was for love of the poor and ill.
In our scripture portion, a lawyer was speaking to Jesus. Justifying himself, he asked, "Who is my neighbor?" No one ever received a better answer: It was the account of the Good Samaritan. The Jews unjustly hated Samaritans. You will remember that the wounded man was bypassed by a priest and a Levite. After telling this wonderful story, Jesus asked, "Which now of these three, thinkest thou, was neighbor unto him that fell among the thieves?" The lawyer did not want to answer, but he made the right choice. Jesus then replied, "Go and do thou likewise." (Joel E. Miller)

The lawyer asked a question,
An important question indeed
But just who is my neighbor?
That's anyone having a need
- Joel E. Miller